Criminal Justice

Northern Lights Signal Trouble

In Alaska, three council members are in the fight for their political lives. It appears local residents are unhappy with a couple of resolutions proposed and supported by the three council members. Among the resolutions are against the Dakota Access Pipeline, President Trump and immigration enforcement.
According to ballotpedia..
Homer City Council members Donna Aderhold, David Lewis, and Catriona Reynolds face a recall election on June 13, 2017.[1] Michael Fell submitted a recall application to City Clerk Jo Johnson that cited their opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline and their support for sanctuary policies.[2] The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Alaska filed a lawsuit on behalf of the council members seeking to halt the recall, which is discussed here. Click here to learn more about the Homer City Council.

In Depth: Criminal Justice

Currently, nearly one in every 100 American adults is behind bars and once released from prison more than four in ten return within three years. This failing system costs federal, state and local governments approximately $85 billion, yet does not deliver adequate public safety results for taxpayers and victims. In …

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